Staff Council Committees: 2014-2015

Executive Committee

Chair: Amanda Lippincott

Vice Chair: Timothy Clark
Recording Secretary: Karenn Reeter
Corresponding Secretary: Colleen Clark
Treasurer: Mark Ross

Mission: The Staff Council Executive Committee will monitor adherence to operating procedures within Council in accordance with the Ithaca College Governance and Committee Structure (section 1.6 of the Ithaca College Policy Manual) and Robert's Rules of Order; and will act for the Staff Council of Ithaca College between meetings within the limits of the Staff Council bylaws and the constitution. Executive Committee members are required to attend all Executive Committee meetings and are responsible for planning the Annual Staff Council Retreat, assisting in the development of all correspondence, formulating the agendas for Staff Council meetings, and approving all drafts of the Staff Council meeting minutes.



Benefits Committee

Staff Chair: Sean Reilley

Mission:  The Staff Benefits Committee is dedicated to providing a strong consulting liaison to the Office of Human Resources concerning both current benefits and proposed changes in benefits.  This will be accomplished through sharing concerns and reactions from the represented bodies with the Office of Human Resources, and making recommendations for changes in benefits.


Blood Drive Committee

Chair: Cindy Smith

Mission: To bring to campus and organize Red Cross blood drives in order to collect life-saving blood for those in need of it.



Bus Trip Committee

Chair: Donna Russell

Mission: To plan and coordinate all aspects of bus trips that are social and extracurricular in nature for Ithaca College staff, faculty, students, and friends.



Caring and Sharing Committee

Chair: Michelle Rios-Dominquez

Mission:   To help Ithaca College colleagues and their immediate families by providing food and clothing, supplementary school supplies, and holiday gifts for their children when faced with financial difficulties.



JJ Staff Scholar Award (Funded via College Endowment)

Chair: Bernard Hogben

Mission:   To review applications submitted by eligible full-time Ithaca College personnel who are pursuing a bachelor’s degree and select candidates for cash awards that can be used for books or other educational materials and resources.



Veterans’ Day Committee

Co-Chair: Debbie Gregg

Co-Chair: Holly Covert

Mission:   To organize all matters related to the annual Veterans Day festivities on campus.